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Middle East Hotel Awards held

Dubai, May 23, 2013

Some of the best hotels in the region were recognised for their services, at the Middle East Hotel Awards 2013 in Dubai last night.

The evening saw Six Senses Spa in Oman take the coveted title of the 'Best Hotel', while the UAE secured the highest tally by claiming six of the 11 awards presented on the night.

Held at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, this year’s awards saw the introduction of three new categories – Best Hotel, Best Hotel Apartment and Best Marketing Campaign – reflecting both the growth and increasing standards of the hospitality industry across the Mena region, a statement said.

This year, 98 entries were received in a total of 11 categories covering a range of diverse elements.

Winners of the Middle East Hotel Awards 2013 are:

•    Best Hotel Suite: The Atlantis, Dubai
•    Best Fitness & Leisure Facilities: Grand Hyatt, Dubai
•    Best Technology Integration: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
•    Best Outdoor Area: The Westin, Abu Dhabi
•    Best Restaurant or Food & Beverage Outlet: Ossiano, The Atlantis, Dubai
•    Best Lobby Reception or Guest Lounge: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai
•    Best Hotel: Six Senses Spa, Oman
•    Best Hotel Apartment: Marriott Executive Apartments, Saudi Arabia
•    Best Marketing Campaign: Hilton Worldwide
•    Best Sustainable Initiative: Six Senses Spa, Oman
•    Best Convention, Conference or Banquet Facility: Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
•    Best Lobby Reception or Guest Lounge: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai

The judging panel featured many esteemed industry experts from across the region.

Christine Davidson, exhibition director at dmg events, said: “The Middle East Hotel Awards are becoming increasingly important as the hospitality industry returns to form across the region once again. It is the perfect way to kick start The Hotel Show programme for 2013. We hope that the awards will continue to grow from strength to strength in the years to come.”

The Middle East Hotel Awards is the first event of The Hotel Show, which will open its doors at Dubai World Trade Centre from September 28 to 30. - TradeArabia News Service




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